172 posts and columns on infringement
News Bytepostponed its final ruling in Apple’s patent-infringement complaint against Samsung. The ruling was expected today, but has now been delayed until Aug. 9.
News ByteITC Judge Thomas Pender has determined that Samsung infringed Apple’s patent on text selection on mobile devices, but did not infringe a second patent which allows a device to detect when something has been plugged into its headphone jack. The full commission must now review Pender’s decision. If it upholds it, Samsung could face an importation ban on infringing devices.